Concerts & Music

Jazz Jubilee 2019

Come celebrate spring and jazz music at the Neenah Public Library Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 pm. This performance by students from the Neenah High School band will feature the music of past greats like Count Basie, and Stan Kenton as well as contemporary artists like Janet Planet and Patty Darling. All ages are welcome for this free performance.

Giants of Jazz Herbie Hancock

This past fall, in partnership with Lawrence University, the Neenah Public Library offered a series of jazz concerts. Each performance highlighted a famous jazz musician. The first event featured the music of renowned composer Thelonious Monk, while the last delivered a stellar performance of saxophone giant John Coltrane's seminal work. Each event found the student quartet offering up lively and approachable takes of the featured artist's tunes.

Giants of Jazz Lee Morgan

This past fall, in partnership with Lawrence University, the Neenah Public Library offered a series of jazz concerts. Each performance highlighted a famous jazz musician. The first event featured the music of renowned composer Thelonious Monk, while the last delivered a stellar performance of saxophone giant John Coltrane's seminal work. Each event found the student quartet offering up lively and approachable takes of the featured artist's tunes.

Wendy & DB

Wendy & DB are an award winning interactive children's music duo based in Chicago.  They encourage the curiosity and imagination that flourish naturally in children with positive lyrics honoring inclusion and compassion. Wendy & DB’s melodic, interactive and contagious songs delight folks, newborn to one hundred and two!

The program will run about 45 minutes. Space is limited—pick up a free ticket at the Youth Desk starting July 6.

 

Tinker Thursday

The Spektral Quartet was named Chicagoans of the year in 2017 and nominated for a Grammy.  They talk about their instruments in an accessible way, talk about how music tells a story and let child touch and play their instruments. The Spektral Quartet is sponsored by the Green Lake Festival of Music, who wants to introduce grandparents, parents, and children to the wonderful world of music with free concerts.

Ukulele Workshop

Free weekly ukulele workshops with Sam ‘Ālika Bader begins Thursday, January 17. At the Thursday workshops, Sam will teach new skills, new techniques, and new songs – something new every week! For confident beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate level ukulele players.

Workshops are held on Thursdays, from January 17 through March 14, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s Storytime Room. No registration required and no fee. Attend a few or all nine workshops.

Ukulele Workshop

Free weekly ukulele workshops with Sam ‘Ālika Bader begins Thursday, January 17. At the Thursday workshops, Sam will teach new skills, new techniques, and new songs – something new every week! For confident beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate level ukulele players.

Workshops are held on Thursdays, from January 17 through March 14, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s Storytime Room. No registration required and no fee. Attend a few or all nine workshops.

Ukulele Workshop

Free weekly ukulele workshops with Sam ‘Ālika Bader begins Thursday, January 17. At the Thursday workshops, Sam will teach new skills, new techniques, and new songs – something new every week! For confident beginners, advanced beginners, and intermediate level ukulele players.

Workshops are held on Thursdays, from January 17 through March 14, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s Storytime Room. No registration required and no fee. Attend a few or all nine workshops.